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July 4, 2015
- Clinton-Sanders battle divides a marriage
- Graham warns of terrorist attack 'its just a matter of time before we get hit hard'
- NH officials give lawyers names of more cops who may not be certified to do breath tests
- Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation preps for closure
- July 4th visits, spending could set record in New Hampshire
- First on NH1 News: O'Malley's very busy return to NH
- Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center prepares to close
- GOP candidates spend holiday in NH
- Foster's Daily Democrat
- Hassan likely to veto bill removing concealed gun license
- Democrats in New Hampshire find some of Chafee's ideas 'odd'
- House failed NH on energy bill
- Union Leader
- Hillary extols her husband's record at Dartmouth, blames Bush for poor economy, mum on Sanders surge
- Asked about Bernie at NH ice cream shop, Hillary says organization wins campaigns
Concord Monitor
- State House: Bills’ fates hang on Hassan
Police issue warnings, fines for new cellphone law
Seacoast Online
- Clinton says she takes a 'backseat to no one' among liberals
- Amid allegations, N.H. brain injury hospital preps for closure
- Valley News
- Clinton Recalls Time at Dartmouth
- N.H. Misses Deadlines For Care

July 3, 2015
Nashua Telegraph
- Gas pipeline hearings set for region
- Nashua schools adopt new grading chart as competency-based education prepares to launch in New Hampshire schools
Valley News
- NH misses deadlines for care
- Clinton changes location for Hanover rally
- Hassan: Revisit state budget
Citizen of Laconia
- Christie courts NH voters
- First on NH1 News: Sanders New Hampshire HQ opens its doors
- While fireworks are legal in NH, there are still rules to follow
- Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president
- First on NH1 News: Ayotte reveals re-election run playlist
- Report suggests NH revenue $3 million higher in June
- First on NH1 News: O'Malley's very busy return to NH
- Holiday visitors are expected to set records for the 4th of July weekend
- Campaign frenzy to hit New Hampshire on long Independence Day weekend
- Van Ostern fires back at Texas governor in Houston Chronicle op-ed
- Budget battle slows speculation over Hassan Senate run
- Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb to run for president
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Christie tells Rochester crowd he'll cut entitlements
- Hampton Beach again named one of the best in the country
- Northern New England states fight, track invasive bugs
- Hundreds will walk Saturday against big-money politics
Union Leader
- USNH: Layoffs not an option to cut tuition hike
- Christie wins key early endorsements
- State revenues show surplus for 2015
Concord Monitor
- PolitiFact NH: Hassan says 6,000 people on expanded Medicaid have sought treatment for addiction
- State revenue ahead of plan for June
- July Fourth in New Hampshire: Expect pies, parades and plenty of presidential candidates
- Prevent Lyme disease
Keene Sentinel
- Christie campaigns in the region
- Kinder Morgan reroutes pipeline path in Winchester
- Police issue warnings, fines for new cellphone law
The Conway Daily Sun
- A new look Clinton campaign coming to town
- Chris Christie uses personality to warm up to N.H. voters
- Interactive map: Are fireworks allowed in your town?
- Shaheen calls for benefits for troops exposed to mustard gas
- Map: Where you can see 2016 candidates this holiday weekend
- On July 4th, campaign trail follows the parade route
- Hassan attends opening of veteran center in White River Junction
Seacoast Online
- Ayotte promotes bipartisanship in U.S. Senate re-election bid
- Rep. Sherman honored for effort to curb teen tanning
- Christie: 2016 election is very winnable

July 2, 2015
- Ayotte speaks out on early re-election bid, SCOTUS decisions, and her 'rising star' status
- 'Ride the Wilds' in discussions with Northern Pass over multi-million dollar donation
Seacoast Online
- 'Hands-free' driving law in effect
- Second list names more cops who may have flunked Breathalyzer-administration test
- State Police urge drivers to be cautious on road during July 4 weekend
Union Leader
- Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Christie puts NH visit on pause to visit Maine's governor
- Group: NH lagging in providing information to background check system
- New Hampshire Primary Source: Texas governor now sending ‘love’ letters to NH businesses
- Police, drivers react to new hands-free law
- In return to NH, Christie vows to be direct with voters
Concord Monitor
- After election dispute, new president sworn in for labor federation
- ‘Food Fight’ film documents Market Basket power struggle
Keene Sentinel
- Kinder Morgan gains important victory in pipeline project
- Another report paints bright May residential sales picture
- NH edging out of its pension fund hole

July 1, 2015
- Ayotte highlights bipartisan record; pushes back against Democratic attacks
- 4th of July bringing slew of candidates to NH - where will your favorite be?
- By announcing campaign bid early, is Ayotte trying to force Hassan's hand?
- Put those phones down, NH drivers: 'Hands-free' law now in effect
- State government will run today despite new budget
- Chris Christie kicks off presidential campaign in Sandown
- Analysis: Military veterans could sway NH GOP primary
- Hassan signs bill to study commuter rail funding
Seacoast Online
- Be aware of piping plovers on NH beaches
Union Leader
- Ayotte officially kicks off re-election campaign with Manchester rally
- Gas pipeline deal OK'd by PUC staff
- Wrangling continues over $11.35b state budget
- Kuster: Rebrand manufacturing as high tech, lucrative, growing
- Trump, Christie campaign in NH
- Kelly Ayotte officially launches re-election campaign
Concord Monitor
- Kelly Ayotte officially launches re-election bid for Senate
- Hours after announcing presidential run, Chris Christie answers questions from crowd in Sandown
- Christie makes Sandown first stop of campaign
Nashua Telegraph
- Ayotte joins Greater Nashua leaders to discuss challenges of opioid addiction

June 30, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat
- University system to raise tuition, cut expenses
- State's Medicaid billing system receives initial OK
- State agencies, programs face budgetary uncertainty
- In-state tuition freeze ends in Granite State for University System of NH
- Hassan officially signs bill to study commuter rail funding for NH
- Kelly Ayotte officially kicking off her re-election campaign
- Despite SCOTUS ruling, power plant pollution upgrade to continue
- New Hampshire's unique, complicated path to same-sex marriage
- Legislative work to continue through summer
Union Leader
- Guinta makes a pitch for funds
- Political ad attacks emerge in Senate campaigns
- Supreme Court's EPA ruling has little impact on NH
- Christie eyes NH as presidential springboard
- Ayotte promotes ‘common sense,’ bipartisanship in campaign launch video
- Despite controversy, Guinta poised to run again
- Merrimack holds community meeting to discuss growing heroin epidemic
Citizen of Laconia
- Sanders fires up Laconia supporters at town hall meeting
Concord Monitor
- Citing state budget, officials raise tuition at New Hampshire’s universities

June 29, 2015
Concord Monitor
- Faculty, students worry about the effects of most recent community college layoffs
- It's a landlord's market in NH
- Ayotte plans to kick off re-election campaign
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Sanders in Rochester rails against wealth inequality
- Pro-Dem. group slams Ayotte one day before her re-election launch
- James Foley's family 'grateful' for U.S. review of hostage policies
- NH gas prices trending down as production ramps up
Seacoast Online
- Protest calls out politicians, media
- Bill to study commuter rail funding heads to Hassan's desk
Union Leader
- Banner season for NH's ski industry
- Look Ahead: Eight presidential candidates headed to NH this week
- Pro-Democratic PAC to hit Ayotte with digital ad campaign

June 28, 2015

- Sanders talks about gains in polls during stops in NH
Concord Monitor
- With Sanders and Chafee in state, Clinton and O’Malley supporters on hand, Democratic competition on full display in NH
- Capital Beat: In budget impasse, blame aplenty
- Hands-free cell phone law to begin Wednesday
- Granite State to go hands-free on July 1
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Financial exploitation of NH seniors now a felony
- Aggressive panhandling raises concerns
- Hands-free law goes into effect Wednesday
Keene Sentinel
- Sen. Shaheen visits Otter Brook Bridge in Sullivan to push for federal highway aid
Nashua Telegraph
- Hands off – Wednesday marks start of no using cellphones while driving
- Sanders rallies hundreds at Nashua college
- Thousands attend first Portsmouth Pride parade
- Sanders gaining on Clinton in NH
Union Leader
- Ayotte to seek 2nd term; Merrill to run campaign
- State House Dome: Things can get really ugly fighting over money
- Hassan veto fuels talk she won't challenge Ayotte

June 27, 2015
Union Leader
- NH's gay community applauds court decision
- Hassan vetoes bill requiring parental notice
- Political candidates head to New Hampshire for July 4 weekend
- Commitment 2016 Conversation with the Candidate: Marco Rubio
- Same-sex marriage ruling met with celebration, frustration in NH
Concord Monitor
- SCOTUS ruling was once unimaginable for gay and lesbian community
- Locals react to Supreme Court same-sex ruling
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Hassan: Proud that state helped pave way to 'historic day'
Nashua Telegraph
- Morse supports rail to Nashua, but lists other priorities
- NH House leaders debate Hassan veto, Supreme Court rulings on Obamacare, same-sex marriage
- NH home sales heat up in May
- DHHS says it expects to overspend its current budget
- State criticizes federal review of Northern Pass historical impact
- Hassan, Ayotte and Shaheen react to court's same-sex marriage decision
Seacoast Online
- Ayotte brainstorms with small business owners

June 26, 2015
- After veto, timeline on new state budget is up in the air
- This quirky new law might keep Bernie Sanders off the ballot
- State police: Starting July 1 hands-free law will be strictly enforced
- Jindal in NH says Obamacare fight not over
- North Country vets gets larger VA facility in Littleton
- At NH campaign stop, Rubio says he's disappointed in SCOTUS decision on ACA subsidies
Seacoast Online
- Gov. Pataki in Hampton: Treat mentally ill, don't tighten gun laws
- Rubio advocates for veterans; presidential hopeful packs Exeter Town Hall
- Hassan vetoes budget of 'false promises'
- Legislature OKs tax law change sought by Planet Fitness
Union Leader
- Obamacare ruling relief to 30,000 in NH
- Gov. Hassan vetoes budget package
- Bobby Jindal in NH touts plan to replace 'Obamacare'
- Bobby Jindal visits NH day after declaring candidacy
- WMUR/CNN poll: Clinton suddenly in a tight battle with Sanders in NH
- WMUR/CNN Poll: Trump moves to within striking distance of GOP leader Bush  
- Marco Rubio discusses health care, veterans in NH visit
- Bill allowing baby pictures on beer bottles goes through
- Gov. Hassan vetoes budget passed by NH House, Senate
Concord Monitor
- Hassan vetoes budget; will sign 6-month spending plan
- Primary 2016: Jindal: Obama ‘is living in a bubble’
- GOP’s Rubio in NH disagrees with high court ruling on health law  
- NH Supreme Court rules in favor of 3 police officers’ appeal
- Rubio in NH calls for preserving American dream
- Subsidy recipients in NH relieved about court ruling
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Panel: Community effort needed to overcome drug issues
- Presidential candidate Chafee makes Somersworth visit
- School funding unlikely to be revisited in state budget
Nashua Telegraph
- Budget veto likely to lead to extended impasse

June 25, 2015
- Hassan, GOP legislative leaders drift further away from compromise in NH budget
- Pataki celebrates birthday in NH; says gun control not the solution to shootings
- As House, Senate pass budget, Hassan reiterates veto vow
- 2015 budget: Where the governor and Legislature disagree
Union Leader
- Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Crowded GOP field continues to fascinate, expand
- Ivanka Trump officially opens father's Manchester campaign office
- Republican lawmakers approve $11.35 billion state budget; governor's veto awaits
- New Hampshire Primary Source: Rand Paul rolls out 50 supporters; many backed his Dad  
- NH House, Senate pass budget ahead of promised Hassan veto
- Democrats call on Ayotte to return Bolton contribution
Concord Monitor
- With sides dug in, budget heads toward veto
- Executive Council approves managed care ‘stopgap,’ Medicaid billing changes  
- PolitiFact NH: Ad says Hassan proposed $1 billion spending increase
- Hassan determined to veto state budget
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Wrangling over state budget likely to continue for months
Nashua Telegraph
- Census estimates hold out hope that NH population trend may be improving

June 24, 2015
Nashua Telegraph
- GOP leaders say shutdown over budget would be ‘worst thing;’ compromise sought in continuing resolution
- NH budget showdown shifts to what happens day before vote
- Extra funds sought for administration of Medicaid expansion, managed care
- NH still struggling to meet oral hygiene needs
- SCOTUS decision on healthcare subsidies could disrupt NH insurance market
- At NH community colleges, layoffs spur questions about admin pay
- House, Senate to take up state budget today
- Funding for Manchester drug court denied
Seacoast Online
- Hassan and GOP senators clash on budget
- Shaheen to meet with mother of James Foley
Union Leader
- Teen House candidate apologizes for social media posts
- National AFL-CIO gives contested election to Brackett, MacKenzie out after 26 years
- State lawmakers: Get ready for a long wait on the budget
- Gov. Hassan to nominate Bailey to lead Public Utilities Commission
Concord Monitor
- NH lawmakers locked in stalemate now must come together for short-term deal
- More work needed to expand oral health care to underserved NH communities, report says

June 23, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Residents still wary of Seacoast Reliability Project after Q&A session
- State rep. loses battle with kidney cancer
- NH names cops erroneously certified to give Breathalyzer tests
Keene Sentinel
- Keene State enrollment drops, official points to several factors in decline
- DWI cases in jeopardy after NH officers not certified to give breathalyzer test
- New Hampshire places top 10 in annual personal income growth
- Community leaders urge need for drug court in Manchester
- Hospital discharge delays for older patients found
- Coos veterans working toward court diversion program
Seacoast Online
- Sununu discusses new book, reflects on time as chief of staff
- Gas prices go up in New Hampshire
Union Leader
- 100-plus DWI cases in limbo
- Shaheen unsure, Ayotte isn't, about trade bill vote
- Rove-backed group to begin airing radio ad blasting Hassan on budget veto threat
- Hassan: Proposed state budget 'sets us up to fail'
Concord Monitor
- With NH budget set to expire, temporary spending plan in works

June 22, 2015
Concord Monitor
- New Hampshire posts fourth-best ski season at resorts
- Fish and Game Dept. says leave young animals alone
- Record breaking May hits New Hampshire crops
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Shaheen calls for continuation of export bank
- Hike Safe Card purchases help NH search and rescue missions
- Are NH and Iowa seeing their presidential primary clout slip away?
- Free State Project's 'PorcFest' returns to northern NH
- After weekend ordination, Gorham woman says she will assume role of Catholic priest
Seacoast Online
- State lawmakers begin work on short-term spending plan
Union Leader
- Proposed tax change sparks debate in NH
- Look Ahead: Rubio, Jindal, Pataki return to NH this week

June 21, 2015
- 92nd annual Laconia Motorcycle Week comes to an end
Concord Monitor
- Capital Beat: Health, social service backers silent on Hassan budget veto threat
- As college costs rise, more high school graduates opt for two-year schools
- NH legislators debate tax changes, welfare restrictions
- Battle resumes this week over NH budget
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Eversource modifies transmission line project
Nashua Telegraph
- Slate set for Nashua’s mayoral race
- Kasich sees a path to GOP nomination while visiting NH; expected to make decision soon
Seacoast Online
- Aging population accelerates in Rockingham
Union Leader
- New state law prompts run on hands-free technology
- Looming over budget, Hassan vs. Ayotte  

June 20, 2015

Nashua Telegraph
Amherst study: Pipeline will benefit Mass. at NH residents’ expense 
Republicans say budget won’t change much despite veto threat
NH towns hire attorney
Sparks fly over Gov. Hassan's veto threat and 2016 presidential fortunes
NH officials ban using chocolate as bait for bears
Clinton campaign in NH on a growth spurt
Renewable Advocates See Opportunity In Veto Threat
Seacoast Online
Shaheen, Ayotte tout work to support Seacoast military
Union Leader
Bid process begins on state highway facility
Analysis: Is Hassan now leaning against US Senate run?
Commitment 2016 Conversation with the Candidate: Jim Gilmore
Concord Monitor
Fish and Game Dept. says leave young animals alone
Lawmakers debate taxes, limits on welfare and more
Rule banning chocolate in bear bait gets final approval

June 19, 2015
Interactive Map: How Much Will Budget 'Downshifting' Cost Your Town?
Republican-Backed Spending Plan Passes, Despite Veto Threat
2015 Budget: What the Compromise Looks Like
Shaheen Applauds Decision to Put Woman on $10 Bill
Seacoast Online
Which woman should appear on $10 bill?
Christie tackles region's heroin epidemic at Hampton stop
Sen. Fuller Clark wants AG review of cop's inheritance case
Union Leader
As veto looms, it's Plan B for state budget
Governor, lawmakers at impasse on state budget 
New clean water rules will benefit brewers and all Granite Staters 
Hassan promises veto of Republican-led budget plan 
Lindsey Graham cancels weekend trip to NH after church shooting
Concord Monitor
Hassan and legislators headed toward budget showdown
Ray Duckler: The fine print says Alexander Hamilton isn’t going anywhere
Judge unsure whether requirement targeting third parties is overly burdensome
Foster's Daily Democrat
Republicans: Budget won't change much despite Gov. Hassan veto threat
Keene Sentinel
Hinsdale could have largest solar project in NH
Nashua Telegraph
Hassan threatens to veto Republican-crafted state budget
America Rising slams Hassan over budget veto threat
New numbers in the 2016 Facebook battle in NH
Fetal homicide bill bid collapses with NH House-Senate impasse
Hassan vows to veto budget proposed by NH GOP
NH securities law rewrite clears conference committee

June 18, 2015

Nashua Telegraph
- NH towns hire attorney to oppose gas pipeline
- House-Senate negotiators embrace tax break for all firms that Planet Fitness first sought
- Kasich pow-wows with Sununu & Gatsas; 'optimistic' about 2016 run
- RGGI compromise falls flat in committee
- Report details steps to tackle NH gender pay gap
- Gov. Hassan threatens to veto budget if it doesn't change
Seacoast Online
- 'You are our future,' governor tells Newfields class of 2015
Union Leader
- Governor threatens veto of state budget
- Police veterans say motorcycle crowds have mellowed with age
- Planet Fitness tax break moves forward
- Trump, speaking in NH: Politicians are 'all talk, no action'
- New Hampshire Primary Source: About that Hillary-Bernie poll, and the latest from NHGOP
- Donald Trump speaks at Manchester rally
- Hassan threatens to veto Republican-crafted budget
Concord Monitor
- Tax code change for Planet Fitness broadened to other businesses
- In Manchester, Donald Trump draws crowd for rally
- In NH, Ohio Gov. Kasich says ‘It’s a long way to go’
- NH budget talks do little to allay concerns over swelling prison overtime costs
- Budget negotiators deny pay raise to state workers
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Budget writers OK business tax cuts, school funding changes
Keene Sentinel
- GOP leader's support of same-sex marriage rankles Cheshire Country Republicans

June 17, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Lawmakers attach $50 fine to domestic violence convictions
Keene Sentinel
- Drivers: Get ready to go hands-free on your cellphone in the car
Nashua Telegraph
- Hassan critical of GOP budget priorities
- May 2015, second warmest of record along with record dryness
- Bush starts courting crucial NH primary voters
- Big breakthrough for state's battle against domestic violence
- NH's watchdog group calls to investigate Frank Guinta for federal law violation
- Mental health community embraces uncertainty awaiting state budget
- NH ski industry reports growth over a tumultuous winter
- In his first 'official' NH campaign stop, Jeb Bush touts experience as governor
- Poll of NH voters shows Sanders gaining on Clinton
- NH unemployment rate stays at 3.8 percent in May
Seacoast Online
- Navy moves sailors out of substandard shipyard housing
- Jeb Bush in NH, quick to criticize Clinton
Union Leader
- Politicians may have to pay up to six times more if they want to use Exeter Town Hall
- State budget negotiators agree on some key issues
- NH lawmakers hit impasse on carbon emissions tax
- Ayotte to RNC, Fox, CNN: Treat candidates fairly
- Clinton signs note excusing boy, 9, from school
- Bush in NH: Pope should stay out of climate change debate
Concord Monitor
- Jeb Bush returns for first NH town hall as official candidate
- NH budget negotiators endorse more funding for state substance abuse programs  
- Joint House, Senate committee approves increased funding for domestic violence programs
- Bush calls for government reform in Derry visit

June 16, 2015
- Hureau doesn't expect major changes as Rockingham County sheriff
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Clinton in Rochester vows to expand pre-K, make child care more affordable
Keene Sentinel
- High cancer rates reported in NH, but state's average age plays a role
Nashua Telegraph
- Late-starting maple syrup season ended up a winner: NH production was up 37%
- Will new hands-free law make NH roads any safer? Critics say no
- Longtime NH Republican activist Matt Mayberry confirmed as new NHGOP vice chairman
- Clinton vows to expand pre-K; 'wait and see' on controversial trade deal
- NH budget talks get off to slow start, lay out the differences
- Stanford study sees a renewable future for NH
- In Concord, Hillary Clinton promises backers she'll fight
- Northern Pass historical impact: A dispute over transparency
- Final budget negotiations off to a slow start
Seacoast Online
- Rockingham County attorney clarifies drug plea-deal policy
- NH budget negotiators hold off on major debates
Union Leader
- To Democratic rival's dismay, Clinton won't be pinned down on trade deal
- Matt Mayberry new NHGOP vice chairman
- Lawmakers debate bill to increase funding for domestic violence programs
- Clinton in NH says she has connected with voters in early stages of campaign
Concord Monitor
- Clinton returns to Concord for ‘launch party’ at Carter Hill Orchard
- Hillary Clinton on the issues: Six questions on the campaign trail
- NH restaurants feel effects of avian flu outbreak in Midwest

June 15, 2015
Concord Monitor
- Clinton to hold first public event in NH at Carter Hill Orchard in Concord
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Hillary Clinton to visit Rochester YMCA on Monday
- Hoax costs taxpayers, businesses money
- Motorcycle Week activities a boon for businesses all the way to Concord
- Clinton, Bush start a week of NH campaign visits
- Interactive: How would school funding changes affect my district?
- As budget boils down, schools everywhere lean on local taxpayers
- State budget negotiations pose political test for Hassan
Union Leader
- Medical marijuana moving forward, but it's a long, slow process
- Practice of restraining special needs students remains controversial, debated
- Look Ahead: Huge week in NH presidential primary politics

June 14, 2015

- Rochester man plans controversial "Draw Muhammad" art contest
Concord Monitor
- Capital Beat: Budget proposal lacking COO job
- Making the debate cut for NH's centennial primary
Foster's Daily Democrat
- State to NH troopers: Wash your own shirts
- UNH sees rise in reported sex assaults
- Dover senator suggests new plan for Gen. Sullivan Bridge
- Democrat Martin O'Malley objects to "bad trade deals" in Portsmouth appearance
- A taxing issue: Some background on business taxes in NH
- O'Malley lauds House vote against fast-track trade authority
Seacoast Online
- School officials weigh in on heroin epidemic
- Scott Brown goes from Senate to cycle assembly
- O'Malley mixes politics and Irish music
Union Leader
- State House Dome: Smoking gun found by Law Warehouses?  
- NH embraces cannabis with caution

June 13, 2015

Union Leader
- Hassan vetoes bill that would allow opt-out of standardized testing
- House, Senate budget writers agree on spending plan in first budget conference
- Commitment 2016 Conversation with the Candidate: Bobby Jindal
- Kuster opposes, Guinta backs Obama on key trade vote in US House
- Several presidential candidates set to visit NH
- Federal judge to review withheld correspondence between IRS, Shaheen
- Plans to restore the Balsams Resort are underway
Concord Monitor
- State Supreme Court denies Henniker farmer’s plans to host weddings, says agritourism not part of lawmakers’ definition of agriculture
- Hassan vetoes bill letting students opt out of state tests
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Sununu book details Bush presidency's accomplishments
Nashua Telegraph
- Hassan nominates former Nashua alderman James Tollner to Nashua Police Commission
- Governor Hassan not ready to use 'V word' in state budget talks
- NH Political Report: Don't be fooled; state budget deal is no slam dunk
- 'Leveling' raises questions about educational inequality
- Motorcycle Week kicks off Saturday
Seacoast Online
- USS Miami towed from Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

June 12, 2015
- Gov. Hassan likely to veto change in voting requirement
- Tax cut plan splits political - and business - opinion
- Concord High School replaces offensive T-shirts
- Senate, House leaders: Talk of government shutdown 'unfounded'
Seacoast Online
- Lawmakers, ACLU protest NH 30-day residency voting requirement
- NH House overrides Hassan veto regarding minors on beer bottles
Union Leader
- GOP candidate forums remain in the spotlight
- Law gives agencies broader power to enter homes where child abuse is suspected
- Eversource Energy seeks electric rate reduction
- Voting residency requirement faces possible veto by governor
Concord Monitor
- Hassan urged to veto 30-day residency requirement for voting
- NH House pushes back against babies-on-beer bill veto
Keene Sentinel
- Visits by Free Keene members and friends not sitting well with Monadnock school officials
- Legislative session has goodies for business

June 11, 2015
- Emotional PSA to be released ahead of NH hands-free law
- Top NH Republicans blast criteria for first GOP presidential debate; Fox News relents a bit
- Medical marijuana clears a hurdle but for winning bidders the hard work now begins
- Challenge now for dispensaries? Find towns willing to host them
- NH Republicans to Fox News: Don't limit debate participants
- Carly Fiorina uses Milford business to mirror her story
Union Leader
- Union Leader to host Presidential candidates' forum Aug. 6
- Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Fox asked to include more GOP candidates in debate
- Lawmakers say state govt. shutdown 'unlikely'
- New Hampshire Primary Source: Conservative group about to add radio ads to its anti-Hassan campaign
- Presidential candidates try to get support of power brokers
- Clinton plans ‘Launch Party’ in Concord during Monday visit
Concord Monitor
- NH Republicans ask Fox News, RNC to change debate criteria
- Legal, logistical challenges loom for NH medical marijuana program
- Regulators to decide on Eversource Energy divestiture settlement
- NH state budget debate intensifies
- Teen crash victim had heroin needle in arm
Nashua Telegraph
- Nashua school officials encourage mayoral candidates to visit schools, but reiterate rules

June 10, 2015
Nashua Telegraph
- State takes attack on heroin, drug and alcohol abuse to community; stresses low-cost prevention strategies
- State Legislature to look at Liquor Commission settlement with Law Warehouse
- Five in race for Nashua mayor
- Medical marijuana dispensary in NH hits new milestone
- During NH visit, Gov. Christie announces his family is supportive of 2016 race
- Amendment rededicates some NH RGGI money for energy conservation
- State chooses three companies to open four medical marijuana dispensaries
- Hassan lauds seniors who gave up school trip to help principal with cancer
- Judge: Arresting man for criticizing Alton selectmen was 'pure censorship'
- NH Supreme Court sides with 'Robin Hooders' in Keene
Seacoast Online
- UNH center delivers sexual assault prevention findings to White House
- In wake of Portsmouth drug deaths, doctors offer help
Union Leader
- Judge rules Alton meeting arrest violated free speech
- As state works toward approving treatment centers, medical marijuana law delays prompt rep to file suit
- No secret ballots when county delegation picks sheriff
- Ayotte: Holes in TSA vetting procedures for workers 'mind boggling'
- Christie recalls 9/11, endorses Patriot Act at Politics & Eggs breakfast
- State budget writers closer than thought on revenue estimates
- Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina continues NH trip
- Medical marijuana treatment centers approved by state
Citizen of Laconia
- Hassan talks healthcare in Plymouth
Concord Monitor
- Fiorina in New Boston: ‘If you do your job, I’ll do my job’
- NH selects three companies to operate medical marijuana treatment centers
- Police in New Hampshire becoming concerned with ‘swatting’
Foster's Daily Democrat
- James Foley among those honored by Newseum
Keene Sentinel
- NH Supreme Court sends Robin Hood decision back to Keene judge

June 9, 2015
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Gas prices go up slightly in New Hampshire
Nashua Telegraph
- Perry could face Texas-sized hurdles in NH during campaign
- Crunch time approaches for NH lawmakers
- New NH law passed to sustain shellfish restoration in Great Bay
- Bradley to Democrats: Meet us half way
- Software hiccups could reopen 100s of DWI cases
- It's business as usual for Frank Guinta, at least on social media
- NH Supreme Court set to rule on 'Robin Hooders' case
- D'Allesandro: Budget should have addressed state employee pay raises, DHHS funding
Seacoast Online
- No plea deals for drug arrests, says Rockingham County attorney
- Gov. Hassan signs into law Great Bay shellfish restoration bill
Union Leader
- Fiorina speaks about leadership, executive power in NH campaign stop
- NH GOP hires new executive director
- Chris Christie holds town hall meeting in Goffstown
- NH drivers will have to put down phones as of July
- NHGOP hires two new top staffers, promotes ‘chicken’ man to lead communications
- Pro-gas pipeline group makes regional push with new TV ad
- Shaheen, Ayotte push for reauthorization of specialized bank
- Conservative group makes $1 million ad buy to hit Hassan on spending
- Gene Chandler heads list of 13 NH House members backing Fiorina
Concord Monitor
- Judge questions effectiveness of contested ballot selfie law
- NH Senate President Chuck Morse calls for review of ‘circumstances surrounding’ Liquor Commission’s $2.5M settlement

June 8, 2015
Concord Monitor
- Legislature sends dozens of bills to Hassan's desk
- Representatives, senators begin negotiations on key bills
- Blurry lines between bikers, police clubs draw concern
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Rand Paul stumps in Barrington
Keene Sentinel
- A long road lies ahead for pipeline plan  
- Bernie Sanders visits Keene for first time as presidential candidate
- Bush makes last minute stop in NH
- NH's monthly foreclosure figures hit lowest mark in nine years
- Northern Pass opponents plan for the next phase
- Seven NH companies receive over $58K in training grants
- North Country: Funds available to help small businesses
- Perry emphasizes experience, economic policy in NH
Seacoast Online
- Rand Paul sees victory in independent voters
- Police officials adapt as opiate addiction spreads
- Poll: NH residents feel better about finances, not U.S. economy
Union Leader
- State House Dome: Budget compromise faces loose deadline  
- Jeb Bush makes impromptu visit to Portsmouth
- Sununu pays tribute to former boss in ‘The Quiet Man’
- Look Ahead: Christie, Fiorina, Chafee on NH campaign trail
- Rick Perry makes first trip to NH since announcing candidacy

June 7, 2015
- State colleges, universities participating in dual admission program
- Rand Paul criticizes Patriot Act in NH visit
Concord Monitor
- Paul in NH: I’m the candidate to shrink the executive branch
- Capital Beat: Substance abuse aid shorted by budget
- Senate OKs 911 immunity bill
- NH, counties grapple with long-term care
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Eleven vie to be new Rockingham County sheriff
- NH facing shortage of foster families
Nashua Telegraph
- NH first responders spent $2M on Narcan in 2014
- Paul continues push for privacy during NH stop
- Paul to NH: My message will broaden the GOP's base
Seacoast Online
- Downeaster ridership declines
Union Leader
- Paul in NH: 'I believe in a robust national defense'

June 6, 2015
Union Leader
- Bully pulpit: Chris Christie invokes Reagan-era 'Just Say No' anti-drug slogan at NH forum
- Commitment 2016 Conversation with the Candidate: Ted Cruz
- Several could challenge Frank Guinta in 2016 primary
- O’Brien defends Guinta, hits GOP chair’s condemnation
- Ayotte names former Ernst campaign manager new leader of her re-election team
- Senate tables effort to decriminalize marijuana possession
Citizen of Laconia
- Shaheen visits BHS
Concord Monitor
- Chris Christie cites successes at home in Franklin roundtable on addiction recovery
- Ayotte, Shaheen sponsor bill to protect pregnant workers
- Senate tables proposal to decriminalize marijuana
- Health insurance plans expanded in NH
Foster's Daily Democrat
- NH getting nearly $266K in energy funds
- Lawyer: 100-plus NH cops mistakenly certified to give Breathalyzer tests
- The man in NH the 2016 GOP contenders come to see
- Long campaign to decriminalize pot collapses in Senate
- Christie sheds light on drug addiction in Franklin
- Manchester and Nashua miss federal bar for test participation
Seacoast Online
- Hampton Falls kids name White House hawk 'Lincoln'

June 5, 2015
Seacoast Online
- Kasich in Portsmouth: 'American dream is not dead'
- NH Republican Party chair calls Guinta untruthful
- NH Senate passes $11.3 billion budget
- NH Uber-study bill poised for passage
Union Leader
- NH GOP chair: No trust in Guinta
- NH Senate Roundup: Marijuana decriminalization plan tabled; business tax plan OK'd
- NHGOP chair Horn says Guinta 'lied, betrayed public trust'
- New Hampshire Senate passes $11.3 billion budget
Concord Monitor
- Senate tables proposal to decriminalize marijuana
- Groups submit more than 1,000 letters opposing Sunapee expansion
- Senate-approved budget plan doesn’t include raises for state employees
- State budget plan calls for consolidation of HHS district offices
- Statewide unemployment rate down in NH
- Hassan, Senate Republicans at odds over $11.3B budget plan
Foster's Daily Democrat
- UNH awarded grant to develop sexual assault prevention video game
- Kasich needles Bush, touts Sununus
- Horn tells NH1 News Guinta's claims 'just don't add up;' Guinta remains 'committed to job'
- State GOP chair says Guinta not telling the truth
- With nudge from Benson, Senate moves fast on Planet Fitness Bill
- NJ Gov. Christie talks entitlements with NH voters
- Senate amends bill giving immunity to people who report overdoses
- NH Senate approves 2-year budget along party lines

June 4, 2015
- Graham delivers hawkish message in Manchester
- Pipeline developer eyes New Ipswich for compressor station
- 'Felonies first' bill passes NH House
- Guinta: I made a mistake, but I won't resign
Seacoast Online
- NH House passes bill requiring 30 days as resident to vote
- Hampton Falls fourth-graders to name hawk for White House
Union Leader
- Dan Tuohy's Granite Status: Guinta reaction runs the gamut
- New Hampshire Primary Source: After latest FEC report, how long will Guinta last?
- After FEC report on Guinta, Innis considers running again for US House seat
Concord Monitor
- Father protests Belmont High's decision to not permit photo of graduating daughter with her son
- Vote clears way for sale of NH power plants; payment for scrubber set
- House passes bill expanding voter residency requirements
Foster's Daily Democrat
- Former state rep Perry feels vindicated by FEC findings about Guinta
- Latest round in the Plummer primary
- Guinta's mother stands by her son; Ayotte reiterates call for Guinta to step down

Political Tracker

Jim Webb, Iraq war critic in Senate, running for president
WMUR — 7/03/2015
Jim Webb, a decorated Vietnam veteran and accomplished novelist who became a fierce critic of the Iraq war in the Senate, announced Thursday that he's challenging Hillary Rodham Clinton and other rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination.
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Budget battle slows speculation over Hassan Senate run
LFDA Virtual Town Hall — 7/03/2015

For months, speculation has swirled over whether Gov. Maggie Hassan will launch a Senate bid, but the budget battle in Concord has stalled any decision.


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LFDA in the News

January 25, 2015
Nashua Telegraph: Roll calls equal transparency
March 1, 2014
Union Leader: John DiStaso's Granite Status: Effective Legislators
September 12, 2013
Citizen of Laconia: Many in NH believe full day kindergarten should not be required
August 23, 2013
NHBR: Should genetically modified food be labeled?
August 10, 2013
Seacoast Online: New Hampshire should put labels on genetically modified food
May 22, 2013
Citizen of Laconia: Casino gambling slightly favored, but New Hampshire is hardly 'all in'
April 5, 2013
NHBR: Should state aid recipients be drug-tested?
February 21, 2013

NHBR: Should NH raise its minimum wage?
January 12, 2013
Union Leader: Should NH reinstate the 10 cents tobacco tax it cut?
November 1, 2012
WGIR: LFDA interview with Paul Westcott
August 17, 2012
Concord Monitor: Bonfire of pledges to be held tonight; Just trying to help (letter to the editor)
August 16, 2012
Union Leader: NH property taxes not what some claim they are
August 15, 2012
Union Leader: Alliance says PolitiFact stretched 'truth' on property tax ranking
July 27, 2012
Foster's Daily Democrat: Disclose act not a panacea, but ... 
April 26, 2012
Laconia Citizen: Popularity of medicinal, recreational marijuana appears to be growing
April 8, 2012
Seacoast Online: Granite Staters support same-sex marriage
January 8, 2012 Mitt maintains steady pace in Concord
December 29, 2011

Seacoast Online: First-in-the-nation primary is a privilege
December 25, 2011
Seacoast Online: What do Granite Staters really think about guns?
December 16, 2011 Bachmann impresses in GOP debate, The Battle of Romney
November 30, 2011 There will be blood
November 11, 2011
Union Leader: Portsmouth Herald given First Amendment award
September 14, 2011
Seacoast Online: Thorsen brings Free State pledge to Portsmouth council race
July 9, 2011
Keene Sentinel: Facebook meets free speech
February 26, 2010
Business NH Magazine: Live Free or Die: More than a motto
February 22, 2010
Seacoast Online: Alliance aims to empower citizens
February 17, 2010
NH Insider: Gregg Rejects Expanded Gambling during LFDA Webcast
February 14, 2010
Concord Monitor: No debates (Shira Schoenberg column)
February 12, 2010
Seacoast Online: Alliance sets up Web forums to engage N.H

Major Daily NH News Sources

The Citizen


Concord Monitor


Conway Daily Sun

(The Conways)


(So. New Hampshire)

Foster's Daily Democrat


Keene Sentinel


Nashua Telegraph


New Hampshire Public Radio


New Hampshire Public Television


New Hampshire Union Leader

(Manchester and state)

Seacoast Online


Valley News

(North Country)



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